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Project by Alan Young posted 05-09-2011 03:58 PM 2376 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Farmhouse Table. Clear pine,turned legs, beaded aprons and breadboard end top. Finish-Charles Neil’s Pre-Color Conditioner – Blotch Control, Minwax Ipswich Pine Stain. Three coats gloss poly-two coats Satin poly. Pictures out side my home then at clients dining area.





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BarbS

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#1 posted 05-09-2011 04:10 PM

Just beautiful, Alan. What a creamy, perfect look you achieved with the finish. And the beaded leg design is understated elegance. I like that the breadboard end does not overhang the table frame too much, it’s just right. I’ll bet your clients were very happy! Very nice work, again.

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itsmic

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#2 posted 05-09-2011 06:13 PM

Sharp looking table, nice job, beautiful wood and fine craftsmanship, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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C_PLUS_Woodworker

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#3 posted 05-09-2011 07:16 PM

The more I look at it, the prettier it gets.

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#4 posted 05-09-2011 08:35 PM

This really complements the high-back chairs. Great looking table!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#5 posted 05-09-2011 08:50 PM

That’s a beautiful table.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#6 posted 05-10-2011 12:02 AM

LOVELY!

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#7 posted 05-10-2011 04:51 AM

Alan,

Really nice. Great details! Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin -- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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millssnell

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#8 posted 05-11-2011 04:58 AM

Alan,

That is an amazing piece! I am in the process of making a similar table, and I think your breadboard ends have made my decision.

How many pieces of pine is the top made of? And are the legs mortise and tenon?

Any chance you will have a blog post with more pictures?

Thanks!

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Alan Young

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#9 posted 05-11-2011 05:07 AM

Thanks for all the kind comments-

millssnell- Here is a fabrication write-up on my Web page

http://www.woodwardwoodworks.com/FarmhouseTablefabricationp1.html

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